Average Bench: 44.3% (853rd of 1011)

Based on 3,124 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB averaged 55.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 422MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB is 29%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 61.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,124 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 422 460
191 Write 314 391
51.6 Mixed 230 317
30.7 SusWrite 91.1 204
58.7% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 18.9 23.4
0.3 4K Write 27.1 44.8
1.18 4K Mixed 14.8 19.6
62% 20.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
49.9 DQ Read 108 120
7.55 DQ Write 61.8 94.8
4.7 DQ Mixed 35.5 43.9
39.7% 68.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
69GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 40 103 177 257 181 MB/s
Read 464
Write 163
Mixed 317
SusWrite 176
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 19.4
82% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 89.2
DQ Mixed 22.1
38% 76.1 MB/s
137GB free
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 156 107 77 102 35 MB/s
Read 421
Write 349
Mixed 282
SusWrite 102
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 18.5
78% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 82.6
DQ Mixed 42.9
48% 82 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 38 19 123 3.3 15 MB/s
Read 417
Write 241
Mixed 291
SusWrite 35.9
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 18.6
65% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 25.3
DQ Mixed 42.9
38% 60.5 MB/s
377GB free
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 114 100 57 79 7.1 MB/s
Read 338
Write 316
Mixed 230
SusWrite 69.3
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 28.8
4K Mixed 11.3
57% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 5.8
DQ Mixed 42.7
36% 56 MB/s
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 96 24 133 35 62 MB/s
Read 404
Write 249
Mixed 252
SusWrite 72.2
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 15.8
23% 6.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,081 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480 GB 480GB Builds (Compare 24,634 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $870

Popular PLUS 480 GB 480GB compatible motherboards:

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